Drawing good hair by Alan  Disparte

good hair

encaustic, ink transfer, 10"x 8" / 2016
Through the process of melted wax (Encaustic Ink Transfer), I explore and challenge ideas about beauty by shifting the markers of facial and body aesthetics. The fragility of the Encaustic medium reflects the same tenuous relationships between physical appearance, ego, symmetry and complex belief systems based on historic and modern standards of beauty.